Natural work settings improve health, and the bottom line


www.sustainability.thomsonreuters.com | Published September 30, 2014

By Bill Browning and Allison Bernett | Source: Ensia

If we think about where we most enjoy vacationing, it usually involves some beautiful natural location such as a beach, an island or the mountains. The restorative experiences nature offers are a quality of biophilia, the innate human need for a connection with nature.

Chances are, you enjoy a sunny spot on the windowsill, a crackling fire, a lush pocket garden, a leafy plant in your office space, a richly patterned rug or a water fountain. These might seem like luxury items, elements you desire but find no concrete justification for purchasing for your office space, demanding in your child’s school or expecting in your hospital room. However, growing evidence from the fields of psychology and neuroscience… read more>


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